NFL Notes: Draft, 49ers, Colts, Cowboys, Giants



  • Florida S Marcus Maye met with Steelers GM Kevin Colbert on Monday, also spent time with the Browns, and met with Texans DC Mike Vrabel on Tuesday. (Tony Pauline)
  • According to Pauline, Jets RBs coach Stump Mitchell was on hand at FSU RB Dalvin Cook‘s Pro Day workout.
  • Pauline writes that the Cowboys and Bengals at Drake University’s Pro Day to observe TE Eric Saubert.
  • Cincinnati LB Eric Wilson has an official visit scheduled with the Packers, according to Pauline.
  • Pauline also says that Oregon G Cameron Hunt is scheduled to visit the Broncos during the first week of April.
  • Arizona State S Paul Magloire has scheduled a private workout with the Cardinals for Thursday. (Jenna Laine)
  • Temple RB Jahad Thomas had a private workout on Tuesday with the Cowboys. (Aaron Wilson)



Colts HC Chuck Pagano mentioned QB Andrew Luck is on schedule with his rehab from shoulder surgery and the team is waiting for him to be medically cleared.

We’re dealing with Andrew Luck’s rehab. He’s on schedule and we’re waiting for the doc to give us the green light,” said Pagano, via SiriusXM NFL Radio.

  • Colts owner Jim Irsay said the team is not a candidate for HBO’s Hard Knocks this year, but the team will likely be featured on the show at some point in the future. (Mike Chappell)


  • According to Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, they will need a resolution regarding QB Tony Romo‘s status with the team “before training camp.” (Albert Breer)
  • Jones went on to say that he has spoken with Romo within the last couple of days and that the quarterback has a lot of options: “I talked to him the last couple days. He’s doing great, really doing great. He’s got a lot of options,” via Breer.


  • Giants HC Ben McAdoo mentioned the team may sign a veteran kicker at some point, but added that K Aldrick Rosashas a strong leg.” (Dan Duggan)
  • Regarding the possibility of signing free agent RB Adrian Peterson, McAdoo said: “Never say never.” McAdoo said Peterson still “has a lot to offer” if he is able to remain healthy. (Dan Duggan)
  • McAdoo went on to say he is “excited” about recently acquired QB Geno Smith‘s athletic abilities, claiming he “likes his tools.” (James Kratch)
  • As for Smith’s ACL injury, McAdoo said the quarterback will be limited during the early portion of the offseason program as he recovers from the injury. (Dan Duggan)
  • When asked if Smith can eventually become QB Eli Manning‘s replacement, McAdoo said, “I can’t see why not.” However, he did add: “We’ve got a long way to go for that.” (Ralph Vacchiano)
  • McAdoo believes it’s too early to say if the team has considered moving G Justin Pugh to another position. (Dan Duggan)
  • According to Mike Garafolo, the odds of the Giants selecting a quarterback early on in the 2017 NFL Draft are higher than people expect.
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